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      12-13-2012, 06:34 PM   #128
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Originally Posted by JasonCSU View Post
Well, there was a 912 previously which was a 4 cylinder version of the 911. I wonder what people thought of that back in the day.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Porsche_912
Yes, funny how there's no 912 anymore. So the more recent adds down in the range from the iconic 911 that are are named (ie Boxter, Cayman) - and the 911 goes on & on unsullied as the 911 (they would never, say, make the mistake now of making a '922').

Flip this on its head and maybe over time the punters will think of the M3 as a lower-rent M4 <ugh>
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